Vol. 15 - Num. 57
aPediatra. CS Oliver. Zaragoza. España.
bMIR-MFyC. Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa. Zaragoza. España.
cPediatra. CS Oliver. Servicio Aragonés de Salud. Zaragoza. España.
dPediatra. CS Casetas. Zaragoza. España.
Reference of this article: Lalana Josa MP, Galindo Rubio C, Caro Rebollo J, Laclaustra Mendizábal B. Staphylococcal scarlet fever as a mild manifestation of Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2013;15:65-7.
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We report the case of a four years old child with fever, adenopathies, pharyngitis and scarlet micropapular exanthema. He was treated with amoxicillin/clavulanic acid and he had a favourable outcome. Staphylococcus aureus was isolated from his throat. Two weeks later he presented exfoliation. It seems to be an abortive form of Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome.
Keywords● Exfoliative syndromes ● Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome ● Staphylococcal scarlet fever ● Staphylococcal skin diseases
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